Economic issues

Sustainable Living Festival

Event Date: 
Fri, 19/02/2010 - 00:00 - Sun, 21/02/2010 - 21:00
Location: 
Melbourne

The festival raises awareness and provides tools for change by showcasing tangible solutions to the ecological and social challenges we face through interactive workshops, talks, demonstrations, artworks, exhibits, films and live performances. 

Afghanistan invasion anniversary action

Event Date: 
Mon, 12/10/2009 - 12:00
Location: 
Melbourne

This event is now going to be at 12.00 on the Saturday following the invasion anniversary.

Sue Bolton will have the latest details: 0413 377 978

MAPW fundraiser with pianist Robert Schmidli

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/10/2009 - 14:30 - 16:30
Location: 
Melbourne

Our Canberra member and accomplished pianist Dr Robert Schmidli will be performing again in two MAPW fundraisers in Victoria.

The Melbourne concert will take place:

  • Sunday 4 October at Chrysalis Gallery, 179 Gipps St, East Melbourne,
    2.30-4.30pm. 

Program:

Beethoven: Sonata

MAPW calls for carbon audit of "wargames"

MAPW has asked Federal and Queensland politicians to support their request for the Australian Government to conduct a carbon audit of the Talisman Sabre joint US-Australian military exercises currently being held in Central Queensland.

Talisman Sabre military exercises 2009 - MAPW letter to parliamentarians

MAPW has written to all Federal and Queensland politicians, raising concerns about the financial and environmental costs of the Talisman Sabre joint US-Australian military exercises being held in Central Queensland in July 2009.

MAPW Fact Sheet: Talisman Sabre, July 2009

MAPW President Dr Sue Wareham prepared this fact sheet on the Talisman Sabre joint US-Australian military exercises. The fact sheet outlines environmental and strategic risks of these "war games".

War, global warming and health: book chapter

The impact of the war machine on global warming and health: a political ecological perspective; by Hans Baer (School of Philosophy, Anthropology, and Social Inquiry and Centre of Health and Society, University of Melbourne). Climate change and the environmental effects of the military industry.

World Environment Day: forum

Event Date: 
Fri, 05/06/2009 - 13:30 - 17:00
Location: 
Hawthorn, Melbourne

World Environment Day - In the face of climate change

A creative dialogue for anyone interested in exploring community fears and hopes around global warming.

In partnership with Borderlands and Rehearsals for Life.

Opportunity for Transformation: climate change

Event Date: 
Mon, 18/05/2009 - 18:00 - 20:30
Location: 
Melbourne

Discussion about climate and economic change

Professor John Langmore will be talking about climate and economic change and about the causes of the current situation - and the opportunities that it opens up.

MAPW 2008: Fact sheets 1-12 on the global arms trade

All 12 fact sheets on the global weapons trade prepared by MAPW with the Uniting Church, Quakers and Pax Christi; including Australia's role in armaments production; particular weapons; environmental effects of war; and particular weapons manufacturers. These fact sheets provide a succinct introduction to the human costs of weapons production.

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